Today a reception will be held to welcome Dr. Copenhaver and Dr. Johnson to Pardee Mills River Family Health Center. Light refreshments will be served. Please join us from 5 - 6 p.m. at 9 Cross Road Drive, Mills River. Find out more about Dr. Copenhaver and Dr. Johnson.
Pardee Hospital is proud to announce that Bryan Hodge, D.O., a family practice physician, recently joined the medical staff and is currently accepting new patients at Pardee Hendersonville Family Health Center. Dr. Hodge received his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo. He completed his residency at Exempla St. Joseph Family Medicine in Denver, Colo.
Dr. Hodge has special interests in chronic disease management and preventative care. He recently moved to the Hendersonville area with his wife and three children. He enjoys hiking, running, biking, camping, and the outdoors.
Dr. Hodge serves on the active medical staff at Pardee Hospital and is a faculty member at the Hendersonville MAHEC Family Medicine Residency Program.
Pardee Hospital is proud to announce that J. Rutledge Coleman, M.D., a family practice physician, recently joined the Pardee medical staff and is currently accepting new patients at WNC Family Medical Center.
Dr. Coleman received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. He completed his residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla. He recently moved to the Hendersonville area with his wife and enjoys outdoor activities and playing the guitar.
Dr. Coleman serves on the active medical staff at Pardee Hospital.
The Breast Friends Forever support group typically has between 20-30 women who attend monthly meetings at the Kayden Center. Kristy Capps, RN, nurse navigator for the Elizabeth Reilly Breast Center, faciliates the group. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Oct., she teamed up with Melanie Tecklenburg, mammography supervisor, for a special meeting to honor the women in Henderson County who have been diagnosed with breast cancer this year. The women gathered for food and refreshments, prizes, fellowship and a celebration of life.
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Each Friday at 10:02 a.m., tune in to WTZQ AM 1600 for Health Talk. During Health Talk, we provide health education information along with the latest news and community events from Pardee Hospital and the Pardee Health Education Center in the Blue Ridge Mall. Each week we feature a special guest to discuss health issues. This week, I interviewed Hope Lindsey, infection preventionist at Pardee, about the flu season and flu shots.